Director of Health, Safety and Environment

Irwin & Colton
London, England
£Excellent + Generous Package
Closing date
16 Feb 2023
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Director - Health, Safety and Environment (HSE)

London, Manchester or Leeds | £Excellent + Generous Package

Irwin and Colton have been engaged by a major construction and infrastructure company to recruit their Director of Health, Safety and Environment (HSE). The organisation are well known in the sector and are on a growth strategy to turnover £1bn. Sitting on the main Board, this role is tasked with setting and implementing the group strategy and laying the platform for continued development in the HSE function.

Health, safety and environment are core to business activity and are a key 'foundation stone' of the group. Key responsibilities for the Director of HSE will include:

  • Leading the development and execution of the health, safety, and environment strategy and tactical plan across the group
  • Engaging across the business, including working with the Board of Directors and all Associate Directors to continue to drive a positive safety culture
  • Scanning the horizon for future challenges and opportunities and implementing innovative ideas to drive continual improvement
  • Setting performance targets and ensuring accurate reporting against these

The successful Director of Health, Safety and Environment will hold:

  • Senior leadership experience in a similar role from within construction or civil engineering or a related industry
  • Experience in influencing, engaging and coaching senior management to successfully drive change management projects
  • Strategic vision, with the ability to identify innovative ideas and convert these into successful projects which have a tangible impact on HSE performance
  • Chartered Membership of IOSH and a relevant degree level qualification

This is an excellent opportunity for a passionate health, safety and environmental professional to join a business with a clear growth trajectory. For further information or to discuss your career, contact James Irwin on or 01923 432 632.

Irwin & Colton are a specialist Health and Safety recruitment company, based in the South East of England we recruit across the UK. We recruit all roles in the health and safety industry from Health and Safety Manager, Health and Safety Director through to Health and Safety Advisor positions.

Irwin & Colton Limited acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers. By applying for this job you accept the T&C's, Privacy Policy and Disclaimers which can be found at our website irwinandcolton. com


Irwin and Colton is a specialist recruitment company supporting health, safety, environment and sustainability professionals in creating a safe and sustainable future for the world.  We recruit experienced HSE professionals from Advisor through to Director level, covering all industry sectors and working across the UK and internationally. 

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